[Bioperl-l] Update of SeqIO:: fastq Module for PacBio

Dan Nasko dan.nasko at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 17:45:00 UTC 2012


One of the folks at PacBio got back to me this weekend saying that the FASTQ encoding bug will be fixed in an upcoming software release.

When I asked him how they were fixing it he said "The QVs are now being clipped at 89." Needless to say I'm extremely skeptical of these quality values.


On Sep 30, 2012, at 6:38 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi Dan,
> Did you get any reply from PacBio?
> Re: http://lists.open-bio.org/pipermail/bioperl-l/2012-September/036778.html
> Thanks,
> Peter
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Dan Nasko <dan.nasko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Peter,
>> Here is Frank Boellmann's email, he's a Field Application Specialist and
>> Bioinformatician at PacBio who is generally great at resolving these issues:
>> fboellmann at pacificbiosciences.com
>> I've gone ahead and contacted another one of their software engineers and am
>> waiting for a response from him.
>> Dan

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